• Zigua ITEM #: 55023 ETHNICITY: Zigua ORIGIN: Tanzania ZIGUA INITIATION FIGURE: Capture the spirit of the Zigua people in an exclusive and timeless piece that invites you to explore the rich tapestry of African artistry.
  • Urhobo ITEM #: 2397 ETHNICITY: Urhobo ORIGIN: Nigeria URHOBO HEADDRESS: A superb Urhobo Headdress, dramatic appeal in great condition, ready for your Urhobo Art Collection.
  • Urhobo ITEM #: 4011 ETHNICITY: Urhobo ORIGIN: Nigeria URHOBO HEADDRESS: A superb Urhobo Beaked Mask, dramatic appeal with its signs of age and use, from teh estate collection of anthropologist Jean Pierre Hallet.
  • Mumuye ITEM #: 2801 ETHNICITY: Mumuye ORIGIN: Nigeria MUMUYE LAGALAGANA RATTLE: This Makonde harp, or 5-string zither, comes from Tanzania.
  • Luba ITEM #: 55024 ETHNICITY: Luba ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo LUBA KIFWEBE MASK: The very existence of the Luba Kifwebe Mask is a testament to the thriving Luba Kingdom, an empire known for its intricate governance, trade eminence, and spiritual prowess dating back to the 1500s.
  • Ewe ITEM #: 3541 ETHNICITY: Ewe ORIGIN: Ghana EWE VENAVI FIGURE: These Venavi dolls, treasured by the women who once owned them, were often kept hidden under mattresses, wrapping fertility's potent hope in quiet slumber..
  • Hemba ITEM #: 55028 ETHNICITY: Hemba ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo HEMBA MWISI GWA SO'O MASK: This mask is a masterclass in symbolism, its striking features depicting the dual essence of the chimpanzee-human spirit.
  • Songye ITEM #: 4095 ETHNICITY: Songye ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo SONGYE KIFWEBE MASK: Embrace the Songye Kifwebe female mask as a centerpiece for the culturally avid collector, or let it stand as a symbol of authority and the transformative power of tradition in your space.
  • Yaka ITEM #: 55026 ETHNICITY: Yaka ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo YAKA NDEEMA MASK:

    Wonderful old Yaka Ndeema Mask from the Jean-Pierre Hallet Estate Collection.  Masks of this genre were used in the initiation rites of the young boys coming of age.

  • ITEM #: 35003 ETHNICITY: Winiama ORIGIN: Burkina Faso WINIAMA MASK: This exquisite Winiama Mask is not just a mask, but a gateway to a rich cultural history, steeped in tradition and ceremonial honor.
  • Dogon ITEM #: 55029 ETHNICITY: Baule ORIGIN: Cote D'Ivoire BAULE KPWAN MASK: Echoing the face of many Baule statuettes, the Baule Kpwan mask is often embellished with jewels and hair styled in a traditional pageboy coiffure.
  • Toma ITEM #: 40099 ETHNICITY: Toma ORIGIN: Guinea TOMA FETILITY FIGURE: The alluring Toma Fertility Figure, revered for its mystical ties to creation and life, this hand-carved wonder was once the sacred centerpiece of fertility rites.
  • Bena Lulua Lulua ITEM #: 5553 ETHNICITY: Lulua ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of COngo LULUA FERTILITY FIGURE: The intricate markings that grace the Lulua Maternity Figure are not merely decorative; they unveil a story woven into every curve and line.
  • Fang ITEM #: 40098 ETHNICITY: Fang ORIGIN: Gabon OKAK STYLE FANG RELIQUARY: This exemplary Fang Reliquary Figure, rooted in the southern soils of Mbini or the Valley of Utamb oni, manifests the masterful craftsmanship of The Okak, also known as Fang Fang.
  • Yoruba ITEM #: 2534 ETHNICITY: Yoruba ORIGIN: Nigeria YORUBA IBEJI FIGURE Ibeji are carved to represent a deceased child and must be cared for by the mother to appease the soul of that child.
  • Bena Lulua Lulua ITEM #: 3567 ETHNICITY: Lulua ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of COngo LULUA FERTILITY FIGURE: The intricate markings that grace the Lulua Maternity Figure are not merely decorative; they unveil a story woven into every curve and line.
  • Lega ITEM #: 55032 ETHNICITY: Lega ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo LEGA SAKIMATWEMATWE FIGURE: This multiheaded figure known as Sakimatwematwe (Many-Heads), a striking part of the Jean-Pierre Hallet collection.
  • Bassa Mask

    $329.00
    Bassa ITEM #: 55030 ETHNICITY: Bassa ORIGIN: Liberia BASSA MASK: The Geh-naw makes its presence felt in moments of profound community significance—ushering young boys back into the fold after their pivotal initiation into the Poro society, marking festive holidays, and paying tribute to esteemed guests.
  • Bambara ITEM #: 55040 ETHNICITY: Bamana ORIGIN: Mali SEGOU-KOUTIALA REGION BAMANA CHIWARA: This sculpture, steeped in the Chi Wara masquerades’ legacy and still celebrated today in Bamana rural traditions, boasts a lineage from the ‘Master of Antelopes’.
  • Bambara ITEM #: 4507 ETHNICITY: Bamana, Beledougou Region ORIGIN: Mali BELEDOUGOU REGION BAMANA CHIWARA: The Beledougou Chi Wara, (Bamako and parts of northwestern Mali), is a "horizontal" headdress used in agricultural ceremonies.

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